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Address: Marietta, PA

Scenic park overlooking the Susquehanna River.

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Beautiful and nice afternoon

My husband and I went here on an afternoon "date". We went to the first parking place and this was not correct for the overlook (it's the 2nd parking place). After we parked at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
York, Pennsylvania
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York, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here on an afternoon "date". We went to the first parking place and this was not correct for the overlook (it's the 2nd parking place). After we parked at the 2nd parking place, we walked to the overlook and enjoyed the view! I will definitely return with my teen girls!

Thank ART139
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ten years ago this had a great overlook where you could see the whole valley, complete with bridges crossing the susquehanna river, and across the river to York, PA. I was there a while back and the trees had really overgrown and obscured that amazing view. We went to watch fireworks there in 2015 and couldn't even see past the... More 

Thank greyhoundmom3
Passaic, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We loved the short hike and enjoyed the stunning view. We went right before sunset. The signs were a little confusing, but we figured it out. Though it was beautiful to see the sky right before sunset, the sun was super bright and it was hard to look at the sky and its reflection in the water. Bring sunglasses.

Thank sarinki
Atglen, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The view from here is fabulous, watching the sun drop down towards the river, framed by woods on each side. My kids loved the freight train that went by the base of the overlook while we were there.

Thank Reuben S
Richmond, Virginia
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57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Going to check this out was mentioned to me when I was visiting for the weekend. I didn't go into the "state park portion". WHICH ONE REVIEW SAID YOU HAVE TO TURN BY THE DAYCARE. This IS accurate. However, I didn't have much time, so I just wanted the view. I'd say the actual parking for the LOOKOUT is about... More 

Thank littlegirlbigworld
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109 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The Susquehanna river is one of the great old rivers in this country. The overlook is a great place to see it from. Easy access and nice wide trail make for a great stop. Very close to the northwest walking trail also.

Thank dougriley
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I love the lookout here no matter what time of day. This is one of those cool places that you can take just about anyone. The trail is so easy, and the view at the top phenomenal. The entrance comes quickly so it can be really easy to miss. Keep your eyes peeled and foot light on the gas peddle!

Thank sacammack
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This a goof place for a hike, a picnic or frisbee with the dog... Get a sub at one of the fine establishment in Columbia... or pack your own... great view of the sunset, the river and lay back....

Thank freep83
Gainesville, Florida
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162 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I have visited Chickies Rock Park all my life, even before it was a park. If you want a great view of the Susquehanna River this is the place to go. It is a great little walk, not too strenuous, and at the end the view is super.

Thank Joan L
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Recommended for any adventurous people who loves to hike everywhere! I love going here with my action camera and take amazing photo shoots of the sunset while sitting on the rock overlooking over the Susquehanna river because it's so peaceful. I do not recommend you sitting over the rocks if you think you will fall, please do not go over... More 

Thank Jenlisa K

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